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Slovenia Population 2023

Slovenia, officially the Republic of Slovenia, is a country in Central Europe. On June 1991, Slovenia became the first republic that split from Yugoslavia and became an independent sovereign state.

According to the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia, the population of  Slovenia  as on 1st Jan 2022 is  2,110,409 (2.1 million or 21 lakh)

Estimated Population of Slovenia in 2023: 2.2 million or 22 Lakh

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Slovenia  2022 Population
Total Population2,110,409 
Global Rank149
Land Area 20,151 sq. km (7,780 sq. mi)
Area Rank150
Pop. Density103 people/sq. km
Capital CityLjubljana
Fertility Rate* 1.42
Infant mortality rate ** 1.6
Median Age  44.5 Years
Life Expectancy 81.85 years
Urban Population 55%

*Fertility rate, average number of children born to women during their reproductive years.

**Infant mortality rate is the number of deaths per 1,000 live births of children under one year of age.


Religion in Slovenia

Christianity is the majority religion in Slovenia and is followed by 77.70% of the population. Among Christians, Catholicism was the largest denomination accounting for 72.10% of the population, and Eastern Orthodoxy was the second-largest sect comprising 3.70%.

Non-Christian faiths account for 6%, and the remaining 20% are classified as unaffiliated, which can mean agnostic, atheist, or “nothing in particular.”

Religion percentage in Slovenia 

Christian– 77.70%
– Roman Catholicism – 72.10%
– Serbian Orthodoxy – 3.70%
– Protestantism – 0.90%
– Other Christian – 1%
Unaffiliated /None18%
Islam 3%
Other religions 3%
Undeclared 2%

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Top Cities in Slovenia by Population

7Novo Mesto23,719
Population of Slovenia 2024 | Religion in Slovenia